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    • Hewlett, George -- Homes and Haunts; Graphic Arts -- New York (State) -- Great Neck; Long Island Sound; Kings Point, N.Y.
    • Original, partially hand rendered, black and white graphic art piece of the "Residence of George Hewlett, Great Neck, L.I.," showing the Hewlett estate, and two inset drawings. The Hewletts were some of Great Neck's earliest settlers. Some of them...
    • [Caught on the Duchess II]

    • Fish; Fishermen; Fishing; Waterfronts
    • Black and white photograph of eight men and teenagers with a display of fish. On the front is handwritten in script "1st Charter Boat", "Tuna 40 to 50lb range", "Capt. Carm's Duchess II", "90# Mako", and "Duchess II, Capt. Carm Marinaccio". ...
    • Roslyn High School

    • School buildings - New York (State) - Roslyn
    • View of Roslyn public school building. Built as elementary school, later shared with high school classes.
    • Untitled

    • Streets - New York (State) - Roslyn; Horse-drawn vehicles - New York (State) - Roslyn; Horses - New York (State) - Roslyn; Snow - New York (State) - Roslyn; Dwellings - New York (State) - Roslyn
    • View of horses and sled in snow, near houses on East Broadway.
    • Untitled

    • Parades - New York (State) - Roslyn; Marching bands - New York (State) - Roslyn; Speedling, Art; Horse-drawn vehicles - New York (State) - Roslyn
    • Photograph of a parade showing marching band and spectators. Handwritten note identifies it as a parade in Roslyn and Art Speedling as driver of horse and wagon.
    • Udals Pond and Bridge, Great Neck, L.I.

    • Udall's Pond (Great Neck, N.Y.);Saddle Rock Bridge (Great Neck, N.Y.);Bridges -- Great Neck (N.Y.); Saddle Rock, N.Y.
    • Black and white image of bridge. Note misspelling of Udall. Handwritten message on front of card. Card has some mold discoloration.
    • [Idle Hour Estate Mansion]

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • Northwest view from across the Connetquot River of Idle Hour, home of William K. Vanderbilt. The Beaux Arts-style mansion was designed by architect Richard Howland Hunt and built in 1900. Postmark and handwritten message on back.
      Postmark:...
    • Idelhour [sic] Residence of William K. Vanderbilt, Oakdale, L.I.

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • View of north side of Idle Hour, home of William K. Vanderbilt. The Beaux Arts-style mansion was designed by architect Richard Howland Hunt and built in 1900. Postmark and handwritten message on front and back.
      Postmark: "Brooklyn, N.Y....
    • "Idlehour" W. K. Vanderbilt's Summer Residence, Oakdale, L.I.

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • View of east side of Idle Hour, home of William K. Vanderbilt. The Beaux Arts-style mansion was designed by architect Richard Howland Hunt and built in 1900. Postmark and handwritten message on back.
      Postmark: "Bohemia, Sep 25,...
    • W. K. Vanderbilt's Well, Oakdale, L.I.

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • View of man drinking from well on Idle Hour estate, home of William K. Vanderbilt. Postmark and handwritten messages on back.
      Addressee: "Mrs. Sara A. Thompson, Sayville, L.I., Box 570."
      Message: "Dear Mama Arrived here alright, had only a...
    • [W.K. Vanderbilt's Well, Oakdale, L.I.]

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • View of well on Idle Hour estate, home of William K. Vanderbilt. Illegible postmark and handwritten message on back.
      Addressee: "Master & Miss James, Annie, Willy Lovegrove, Rue Lauriston 65, Paris, France"
    • [East Gatehouse, W.K.Vanderbilt Estate, Oakdale, L.I.]

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • Gatehouse on the William K. Vanderbilt Estate. Postmark and handwritten message on back.
      Postmark: "Oakdale, Dec 13, 1907."
      Addressee: "Miss Hedwich Operbeck, c/o Mrs. J. Lvegrove, 65 Rue Lauriston, Paris, France"
      Message addressed to...
    • Vanderbilt Lake, Oakdale L.I.

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 - Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions - New York (State) - Oakdale
    • View of stairs and boatdock on the William K. Vanderbilt estate. Handwritten message on front, two postmarks on back.
      Postmark: "Oakdale, Jul 29, 1907 9AM" ; "White Plains N.Y.Jul 29, 1907, 3:30 PM"
      Addressee: "Mr. Emerson Peppard, 32...
    • [Original Idle Hour Mansion]

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 -- Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions -- New York (State) -- Oakdale
    • Original Idle Hour mansion belonging to William K. Vanderbilt. The wooden Queen Anne style building, designed by architect Richard Morris Hunt and constructed between 1878-1879, was destroyed by fire in April of 1899. Handwritten note on back of...
    • Bar Beach

    • Beaches - New York (State) - Roslyn; Children - New York (State) - Roslyn
    • Two children on Bar Beach with view of Hempstead Harbor. Includes poem.
    • [Pepperidge Hall Oakdale]

    • Oakdale (N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
      Oakdale (N.Y.) -- History
    • Inner courtyard of Pepperidge Hall, residence of Christopher Rhinelander Robert II. Designed by H. Edwards Ficken, the building was completed in 1896 and demolished in 1940.
      Handwritten date on back: "c 1923"
    • Bar Beach

    • Beaches - New York (State) - Roslyn; Automobiles - New York (State) - Roslyn
    • Bungalows and cars at Bar Beach.
    • [Vanderbilt Boulevard circa 1925]

    • Roads -- New York (State) -- Oakdale
      Oakdale (N.Y.) -- History
    • Handwritten note on back: "Photo circa 1925. Looking south toward bay down Vanderbilt Blvd from the east gate house on Montauk Hwy."
    • Residence of Frederick G. Bourne, Indian Neck Hall, Oakdale, L.I.

    • Bourne, Frederick Gilbert, 1851-1919 - Homes and haunts
      Indian Neck Hall (Oakdale, N.Y.)
      Oakdale (N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
      Oakdale (N.Y.) -- History
    • Indian Neck Hall, home of Frederick G. Bourne, viewed from the north. Completed in 1900, the building was designed by architect Ernest Flagg. Postmark and handwritten message on back.
      Postmark: "Oakdale, Aug 10, 9AM"
      Addressee: "Miss...
    • The Montauk Highway Filling Station.  Oakdale, L.I. Premm Garage Corporation

    • Service stations -- New York (State) -- Oakdale
      Oakdale (N.Y.) -- Buildings, structures, etc.
      Oakdale (N.Y.) -- History
    • Gas station on the northeast corner of the Montauk Highway and Oakdale-Bohemia Road intersection.
      Handwritten note on back: "Mr. Premm was a superintendent of the W.K. Vanderbilt Idlehour Estate. His son Arthur Premm ran the station after his...
    • Victoria Hotel, Port Washington, L.I. (& verso)

    • Streets; Main Street--Port Washington (N.Y.); Hotels, motels, etc.--Port Washington (N.Y.); Victoria Hotel--Port Washington (N.Y.); Mullon Hotel--Port Washington (N.Y.); Theaters; Mullon Hall--Port Washington (N.Y.); Victoria Theatre--Port...
    • The Victoria Hotel (also known as the Mullon Hotel) was located at the corner of Main Street (then known as Flower Hill Avenue) and Haven Avenue. Handwritten on reverse: "My dear little sweet Heart--Thank for letter-Glad to know you are well and...
    • Minutes of early meeting

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    • Handwritten minutes of meeting in Melville, October 17, 1958 that describe the origins of the Half Hollow Hills Community Library. Names mentioned: Ruth Freeze, Agnes McNally, Vera Walls, Robert Lowe, George Middendorf, Ruth Schultz, Lee Pokorny,...
    • Minutes of early meeting, transcribed

    • Melville (N.Y.) -- History.; Meetings; Trustees;
    • Handwritten minutes of meeting in Melville, October 17, 1958 that describe the origins of the Half Hollow Hills Community Library. Names mentioned: Ruth Freeze, Agnes McNally, Vera Walls, Robert Lowe, George Middendorf, Ruth Schultz, Lee Pokorny,...
    • Minutes of early meeting

    • Melville (N.Y.) -- History; Trustees; Meetings;
    • Handwritten minutes of meeting in Melville, October 17, 1958 that describe the origins of the Half Hollow Hills Community Library. Names mentioned: Ruth Freeze, Agnes McNally, Vera Walls, Robert Lowe, George Middendorf, Ruth Schultz, Lee Pokorny,...
    • Minutes of early meeting

    • Melville (N.Y.) -- History.; Trustees; Meetings
    • Handwritten minutes of meeting in Melville, October 17, 1958 that describe the origins of the Half Hollow Hills Community Library. Names mentioned: Ruth Freeze, Agnes McNally, Vera Walls, Robert Lowe, George Middendorf, Ruth Schultz, Lee Pokorny,...
    • Presbyterian Church

    • Presbyterian church buildings - New York (State) - Roslyn; Streets - New York (State) - Roslyn; Dwellings - New York (State) - Roslyn
    • Shows one home and original Presbyterian Church on East Broadway, on left.
    • Oyster Bay Road

    • Dirt roads; Oyster Bay (N.Y.);
    • Colorized view of Oyster Bay Road. Road is made of dirt and runs along bay. Horse and buggy in left foreground. Title handwritten and card sliced off bottom. Postmarked August 1906.
    • [Grand Canal, Idle Hour Estate]

    • Vanderbilt, William K. (William Kissam), 1849-1920 -- Homes and haunts
      Dwellings - New York (State) - Oakdale
      Mansions -- New York (State) -- Oakdale
    • View of bridge over Grand Canal on the William K. Vanderbilt estate known as Idle Hour. Postmark and handwritten message on back.
      Postmark: "Dec 18, 1907"
      Addressee: "Mr. James Lovegrove 65 Rue Lauriston Paris France"
      Message: "DJ. Wish...
    • The F.G. Bourne Gate Lodge, Oakdale, L.I.

    • Bourne, Frederick Gilbert, 1851-1919 - Homes and haunts
      Indian Neck Hall (Oakdale, N.Y.)
      Oakdale (N.Y.) - History
    • View from Montauk Highway looking south through the gates of the Frederick G. Bourne estate. The gate lodge is on the right. Postmark and handwritten message on back. "1908" stamped on front of card.
      Postmark: "Bayport, Jul 1"...
    • South Country Road, Oakdale, L.I.

    • Roads -- New York (State) -- Oakdale
      Oakdale (N.Y.) -- History
    • Scenic view of South Country Road (present day Montauk Highway) showing two automobiles in the distance. Handwritten message and postmark on back.
      Postmark: Sayville, N.Y. Sep 16, 5:30 PM, 1911"
      Addressee: "Dr. [illegible], St. Johns...

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